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Quick How to get dye off your skin

post #1 of 15
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Im not sure where to put this but i need to get it off my skin. I tired soap & water nail polish remover and baby wipes nothing takes it off. And i think i might have got a bad dye because it burned the crap out of my head.
post #2 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

I feel like I always get little stains on my skin too... here is some info from websites (I haven't tried these but maybe you will have some luck):

I've heard cigarette ash or hydrogen peroxide can be used... and also:

From: How to Remove Hair Dye from Skin - Associated Content
Dye Removes Dye

Like many stains, it often takes the stain producing product to actually remove the stain. The strongest cleaners won't remove coffee stains from some counter tops or other hard surfaces, but use a little coffee while scrubbing the stain, and amazingly, it comes right off. The same goes for hair dye. The following method of color removal is recommended by professional hair stylists.

While in the shower, use leftover hair dye to remove the dye from stained skin. Simply apply leftover hair dye to the dyed areas of your skin, apply it as you would soap, and rub the stained skin using a circular motion. Immediately afterwards, wash the area with shampoo or soap and a washcloth. The color should come off like magic.

Baking Soda and Dishwashing Liquid

This is a home remedy that is said to work well for some people. Simply mix equal parts of baking soda with dishwashing liquid. Apply this mixture to a damp washcloth, and rinse off the baking soda and dishwashing liquid along with the dye. Dishwashing liquid that contains lemon is said to be the best choice.

Try Toothpaste

Toothpaste is good for more than cleaning teeth. Toothpaste is used for cleaning a number of surfaces other than teeth, and many people have found toothpaste to work well at removing dye from the hands, ears, neck, and face. Toothpaste doesn't work for everyone, but it's worth a try since toothpaste is cheap and readily accessible.

Commercial Hair Dye Remover

If you try the above home remedies to no avail, consider buying commercial hair dye remover. You can find hair dye remover at most beauty supply stores. Follow product label instructions for best results, and keep it on hand for future use.
post #3 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

Rubbing alcohol has always worked for me.
post #4 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

gross but fag ash works!
post #5 of 15
Thread Starter 

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

what is fag ash? I just used alcohol and most of it is off. Thank you girls.
post #6 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

rubbing alcohol
post #7 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

Just dyed my hair this weekend- dark brown - I also got dye on face and ears. I used facial scrub (St. Ives) then used my oil that I clean my skin with (olive oil and castor oil mixed) Hope this helps.
post #8 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

calm down..hehe
post #9 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

I have nothing else to add, you got some good recs there.
Is the stain around your scalp? if nothing works, it should come off subsequently within a couple of days when you shower. Good luck!
post #10 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

Tea tree oil works great for this :)
post #11 of 15
Thread Starter 

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

No it was on my cheek and arm lol. And it turned my hair black :(
post #12 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

I use my Mac oil for make up removal or their wipes. Both seem to work very well, even if it's bee on a while!
post #13 of 15

Re: Quick How to get dye off your skin

cigarette ashes
post #14 of 15

destilled vinegar 

 

post #15 of 15

i guess you should use the vinegar which will help you or any soft shampoo!

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